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2019 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Guide for Disney World

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party has officially kicked off and will take over Disney World until early November at the Magic Kingdom between the hours of 7 p.m. to midnight on certain dates.

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Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at Disney World Magic Kingdom

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party 2019 Dates:

  • August 16th, 20th, 23rd, 27th, 30th
  • September 2nd, 6th, 8th, 10th, 13th, 15th, 17th, 20th, 22nd, 24th, 27th, 29th
  • October 1st, 3rd, 4th, 6th, 8th, 10th, 11th, 14th, 15th, 17th, 18th, 20th, 21st, 24th, 25th, 27th, 29th, 31st
  • November 1st

During the celebration, the park closes for daytime guests and visitors with the Halloween tickets (purchased separately) can experience fun Halloween themed characters, food items, unique shows and fireworks, and more.

Visitors are encouraged to attend dressed up in costumes, but it’s not required. If you do decide to wear a costume, the park does have a few rules when it comes to those, so you’ll want to be sure you go over those rules first. One of the biggest rules is that the costumes can’t be violent or dangerous or inappropriate. For more information and the rules visit  https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/en_GB/events-tours/disney-springs/halloween/

Halloween Party Events

Two of the biggest events at the Halloween Party visitors can enjoy is the special “Boo-To-You” Halloween parade and the trick-or-treating event. There are, of course, a ton of other events going on throughout the park.

Be sure to read my Halloween Party tips to maximize your party time!

Character Meets 

All characters will be dressed in Halloween themed costumes, even Mickey and Minnie! A few special characters including, Jack Skellington and Sally from Nightmare Before Christmas, will make an appearance in addition to other special characters you’ll see.

meet characters in costume at the halloween party at disney world
The characters get dressed up, too! ©Stuffed Suitcase

Halloween Parade

Led by the headless horsemen, who rides through the Magic Kingdom just before the parade starts, the parade is filled with Halloween themed floats and Disney characters, also in Halloween costumes.

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Boo to You Halloween Parade at Walt Disney World

The parade is held twice a night and lasts about 20 minutes. During the parade you can expect to see:

  • A flurry of favorite Disney friends, including Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse—in all-new Halloween costumes—trick-or-treating down Main Street, U.S.A.
  • Hitchhiking Ghosts and a new addition—the spectral Bride, who glides among the waltzing spirits—representing the Haunted Mansion from Liberty Square
  • A new Tomorrowland unit featuring The Incredibles and designer extraordinaire Edna Mode, followed by Buzz Lightyear and some alien explorers
  • Wreck-It Ralph, Vanellope von Schweetz and the girls from Sugar Rush making sure there’s plenty of sweet stuff to go around
  • Pirates sailing in from Adventureland, Clarabelle Cow hosting a square dance during a Frontierland hoedown and a wicked assortment of Disney Villains reigning over a Fantasyland-inspired grand finale.

Disney’s Not So Spooky Spectacular Fireworks

Disney always has a stunning fireworks display, no matter what the occasion and the Halloween fireworks show is no different featuring state-of-the-art projection effects, lasers, and lots of dazzling fireworks to go with them.

This year, Jack Skellington has a not so scary tale to tell proving that anything can happen at Halloween. During the fireworks, Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Goofy are spirited away to a mysterious haunted house where they will encounter dancing skeletons, ghosts, and a few Disney villains.

HalloWishes Halloween Fireworks at Walt Disney World | copyright Stuffed Suitcase
Halloween Fireworks at Walt Disney World ©Stuffed Suitcase

Not So Spooky Spectacular Dessert Party

A buffet of Spooktacular treats with lots of goodies including cupcakes, ice cream, beverages, and more are included with the Not So Spooky Spooktacular Dessert Party.

A valid theme park and admission to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween party are required and not included in the cost.

A dessert party buffet with fireworks viewing is available at the Tommorland Terrace for $84 (ages 10 and up) and $50 (ages 3-9). You can also book a dessert party that gives you access to a reserved standing section at the Plaza Garden. This add-on costs $69 (ages 10 and up) and $41 (ages 3-9).

Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular Party

All three characters from the movie “Hocus Pocus” put on a show to entertain fans during this event.

The sisters enlist the help of the Disney villas and use their power to conjure the ultimate Hocus Pocus Party Potion. Special appearances from Dr. Facilier, Oogie Boogie, and Maleficent along with other villains, dancers, and special effects are expected. If you’re a fan of the movie, this will be something you don’t want to miss!

Hocus Pocus stage show in front of the castle for Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World | copyright Stuffed Suitcase
Hocus Pocus stage show in front of the castle for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World

Cruella’s Hide-a-Way

Tony’s Town Square Restaurant will feature a new special dining experience where you can mingle with the well-known villain Cruella de Vil as she stops by your table for some witty chit conversation. The restaurant will be open throughout the event so you can still enjoy samples and sweets throughout the party.

Your frightfully delicious feast in the restaurant will include savory dishes and sweet treats in a buffet style. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres like international and domestic cheeses and assorted canapes. Savory samplers with a taste from the Witches Cauldron—a kettle of gooey and creamy spinach dip with ciabatta crostini, assorted Halloween flatbreads and more! Then you can satisfy your sweet tooth with desserts like chocolate-dipped strawberries, cheesecake, and mini cannolis, Kanine Krunchy cake, and Mini De Vil brownies.

Trick-or-Treat In Magic Kingdom

Throughout the park, visitors will be able to participate in the trick-or-treat activities in various locations. When you arrive at the park, you will get a bag for trick-or-treating, but you can always bring your own bag. Locations include Main Street, U.S.A, Adventureland, Frontierland, Liberty Square, Tomorrowland, and Fantasyland.

Trick or Treating at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World | copyright Stuffed Suitcase / Kimberly Tate
Trick or Treating at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World

There are multiple treat trails around the park to follow. Each have a couple of candy stations that you can visit. The candy stations will be open the entire night so you can collect as you go through the park, no need to hit those first.

If you or a child has food allergies, sugar free and allergy friendly candy bags are available at the Town Square Theater on Main Street USA and at the Liberty Square Ticket Office. Check out my post about how to kids with food allergies can enjoy the Halloween Party treats.

Redeem your teal tokens for allergy-friendly treats at the Halloween Party at Disney World | copyright Stuffed Suitcase
Redeem your teal tokens for allergy-friendly treats at the Halloween Party at Disney World

Attractions for 2019

During Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party you’ll want to be sure to check out these specially themed attractions.

  • Space Mountain: Rocket through this popular attraction in complete darkness to the riffs and chords of a new Halloween-inspired soundtrack.
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Set sail for the high seas and discover a crew of live pirates engaged in a whole new adventure doing what pirates do best: search for treasure!
  • Mad Tea Party: Spin yourself into a frenzy as special lighting and music effects enhance the fur-raising experience!
  • NEW! Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor: Follow a treat trail from our Human World into the Monster World and interact with a comic cast of monsters eager to learn about this holiday we call Halloween.

A great time should be had for those planning to attend Disney World’s Halloween Party — be sure to read my best tips for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party!

Guide for planning your 2019 visit to Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party at Disney World in Orlando.
Guide for planning your 2019 visit to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at Disney World in Orlando. ©Stuffed Suitcase

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